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Around Victoria

Famous Dolphin Square

From royalty to spooks, Dolphin Square, an Art Deco block in Pimlico, is never out of the news for long and has been home to a host of famous names.

Vegan London

To celebrate World Vegan Month, here is our round-up of some of the best plant-based food in the capital from afternoon tea to a 10 course dinner.

Westminster’s pubs

Westminster’s pubs have served as the boozy boltholes of MPs and ministers down the ages. Today these historic drinking dens welcome Londoners, tourists and politicians alike.

Passion for bread

It is passion for bread which has kept the wood-fired oven burning at French Poilâne bakers in Elizabeth Street for almost 20 years.

Simon says

Simon Birkett is on a mission to clean up London’s air and, as he explains, it is a campaign we all need to get involved in.

Hello sweetie

Strip washes and handling snakes – Joanna Lumley talks about life before fame and her ongoing work for charity.

Transforming Victoria

The Victoria Business Improvement District had a remit to spruce up the area and boost the local economy. Ten years on, has it worked?

Food dinner date

A flurry of new restaurants has opened in Victoria, making the area into one of central London’s hottest dining destinations.

Westminster’s watchman

Fraser Nelson, editor of The Spectator, talks about how the world’s oldest weekly has weathered the decline in printed media and embraced the digital age.

Royal plans

Grosvenor is consulting on plans to redevelop the Cundy Street flats, in Victoria, where Charles and Camilla began their romance.

Regency charm

From Boris Johnson to cab drivers, Londoners love to pop into Regency Café for what is arguably “the best English breakfast” in town.

Vintage vibes

With sustainability the buzz word of 2019, the eco-conscious fashion shopper is going vintage. Susie Nelson of Modes and More explains why secondhand is on the rise.